OUR MISSION

To foster leadership, inspire innovation and create opportunities in racquet sports.

Regardless of age, skill level or previous experience, our staff is dedicated to helping you reach your goals and live a healthier lifestyle.

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INFO & AMENITIES

HOURS
Monday - Friday
7:00am - 10:00pm​
Weekends
7:00am - 6:00pm

Wael El Hindi

Wael was born in Giza, Egypt and began playing squash at the relatively late age of 13 after switching over from tennis.

He entered the pro ranks in 2000 after reaching the podium at the World Junior Championships. In addition to dedication to developing as a squash player, Wael continued his studies and graduated the Arab Academy College with a degree in Business Administration.

As a professional, he was a top ten player for eight years and achieved his highest ranking at the #8 position. 2010 and 2011 were among some of his best years, with wins at the US Open in 2010 and a victory for Egypt at the 2011 World Team Championships.

Wael is now focused on coaching and mentoring and brings the same dedication and talent that propelled him to success as a player. He has been the US Junior National Coach and has coached multiple juniors to #1 American national rankings. In addition he has coached many juniors to fulfill their dreams to attend a big name college and has placed students in Harvard, Princeton, MIT, Colombia University and Yale to name a few.

He has moved with his family to Florida to help start squash and create opportunities for a lot of players to achieve their dreams. Wael loves music, playing all sports and spending time with his family.

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Wael El Hindi

Wael was born in Giza, Egypt and began playing squash at the relatively late age of 13 after switching over from tennis.

He entered the pro ranks in 2000 after reaching the podium at the World Junior Championships. In addition to dedication to developing as a squash player, Wael continued his studies and graduated the Arab Academy College with a degree in Business Administration.

As a professional, he was a top ten player for eight years and achieved his highest ranking at the #8 position. 2010 and 2011 were among some of his best years, with wins at the US Open in 2010 and a victory for Egypt at the 2011 World Team Championships.

Wael is now focused on coaching and mentoring and brings the same dedication and talent that propelled him to success as a player. He has been the US Junior National Coach and has coached multiple juniors to #1 American national rankings. In addition he has coached many juniors to fulfill their dreams to attend a big name college and has placed students in Harvard, Princeton, MIT, Colombia University and Yale to name a few.

He has moved with his family to Florida to help start squash and create opportunities for a lot of players to achieve their dreams. Wael loves music, playing all sports and spending time with his family.

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Peter Cheshire

Peter is originally from London England and started playing squash over 37 years ago coming through the ranks to compete at the top level.

After retiring from playing he found a passion for coaching and has been successful in producing high level players from all over the world at both junior and senior levels.  This has included many National Team Champions and over a dozen individual National Champions at all groups across Europe and the U.S. Now based in Florida he has built a strong following and thriving squash scene which is now being taken to the next level.

His main passions are introducing new players to the sport and the development established players. Peter is a great motivator of players and hasn’t found anyone he cannot improve on court.

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Peter Cheshire

Peter is originally from London England and started playing squash over 37 years ago coming through the ranks to compete at the top level.

After retiring from playing he found a passion for coaching and has been successful in producing high level players from all over the world at both junior and senior levels.  This has included many National Team Champions and over a dozen individual National Champions at all groups across Europe and the U.S. Now based in Florida he has built a strong following and thriving squash scene which is now being taken to the next level.

His main passions are introducing new players to the sport and the development established players. Peter is a great motivator of players and hasn’t found anyone he cannot improve on court.

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Santiago Parra

Born in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Santiago relocated to Colombia where he established himself as one of the country's best junior squash players. He played consistently for the Colombian Junior Team, and was nationally ranked #1 in Men's Divisions 4, 3 and 2.  

After competing in Division 1 and local PSA events, Santiago shifted his focus to pursue a law degree while working as a paralegal on the side. Upon graduation he continued to work as an attorney, ultimately deciding life at a desk was not for him. He trained himself to make a comeback on the Colombian squash circuit, winning a national Division 3 title. This caught the attention of Squash Urbano Colombia, which recruited him as their Squash Director. Here, Santiago discovered his mission as a squash coach, while also regaining his place among Colombia's top players in Division 1.

He coached Colombian National Champions in GU11, GU13, GU15, BU11, BU13, Men's Division 4 and Women's Division 2, and US Urban Individual Champions in BU11, BU13 and BU15, as well as the Girl's Middle School Urban Teams Champions. 5 of these student-athletes went on to receive full athletics scholarships for boarding schools in the USA.

Santiago is passionate about learning, using games as tools for athletic and personal growth. He also enjoys reading, writing and dancing in his spare time.

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Salome Devidze

Salome was born in the Republic of Georgia and grew up in South Florida from the age of 10. She trained at Evert Tennis Academy for 6 years and has worked with top coaches around the world.

Salome became a professional tennis player on WTA tour since 2002.
Ranked 250 singles tennis player in the world and 250 doubles. Youngest Davis Cup/Fed Cup match winner in tennis history. Played #1 for Rep. of Georgia in Federation Cup for 4 years in a row. Was ranked 11th on the ITF junior tour in the world. Played in the US Open, Wimbledon and the French Open. Made finals and won USTA Pro Circuit tournaments.

Salome loves tennis and loves seeing people get better and to really understand the game. She is passionate about sharing her experience on the court and adjusting her knowledge to the player she is working with.

She loves the beach, snowboarding, and animals. Salome also speaks 5 languages and studied special event management at NYU.

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Santiago Parra

Born in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Santiago relocated to Colombia where he established himself as one of the country's best junior squash players. He played consistently for the Colombian Junior Team, and was nationally ranked #1 in Men's Divisions 4, 3 and 2.  

After competing in Division 1 and local PSA events, Santiago shifted his focus to pursue a law degree while working as a paralegal on the side. Upon graduation he continued to work as an attorney, ultimately deciding life at a desk was not for him. He trained himself to make a comeback on the Colombian squash circuit, winning a national Division 3 title. This caught the attention of Squash Urbano Colombia, which recruited him as their Squash Director. Here, Santiago discovered his mission as a squash coach, while also regaining his place among Colombia's top players in Division 1.

He coached Colombian National Champions in GU11, GU13, GU15, BU11, BU13, Men's Division 4 and Women's Division 2, and US Urban Individual Champions in BU11, BU13 and BU15, as well as the Girl's Middle School Urban Teams Champions. 5 of these student-athletes went on to receive full athletics scholarships for boarding schools in the USA.

Santiago is passionate about learning, using games as tools for athletic and personal growth. He also enjoys reading, writing and dancing in his spare time.

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Beka Sikharulidze

▪ USPTA/USPTR Certified Professional
▪ Coaching Tennis for over 24 years▪ Founder of the ‘Beka Tennis Academy’ in Los Angeles, CA  2001-2017
▪ National Junior Tennis Champion of Georgia in singles and doubles▪ Coach at Rusty Miller Tennis Academy – Arcadia, CA 2000-2002      
▪ Head Coach at International Tennis Academy – San Jose, CA 1997-1998                                                                    
▪ Deputy Chief Coach at Tennis School of Dynamo Society - Georgian National Olympic 1994-1997
▪ Coached top 50 ATP professional and top National and International juniors
▪ Trained Hollywood celebrities for various movies, television and commercial roles
▪ Conducted free tennis lessons for underprivileged youth▪ WORLD GOJU RYU KARATE FEDERATION - Black Belt Certificate
▪ AFIMAC Training Academy - Executive Protection Certificate
▪ LIFE RESCUE TRAINING - CPR/AED & First Aid Certificate

Fluent in English, Russian and Georgian, familiar with Spanish languages.

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